The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact New Jersey
"We pay among the highest tolls in the nation for the privilege of crossing that bridge."
Says New Jersey has gained "143,000 new private-sector jobs."
"In fact, there’s more state funding for education today than any other time."
Says Barbara Buono "voted to raise her own pay 40 percent."
"Property taxes have increased 20 percent under four years of Chris Christie."
Chris Christie "has not increased the taxes on anyone."
"Violent crime is up since the last year of Sharpe James’ administration. This year it’s higher. … The unemployment rate is almost 15 percent. The high school dropout rate is over 50 percent."
"I would be the first Republican senator elected in New Jersey in 41 years."
Tuition at Rutgers has increased 10 percent since Gov. Chris Christie took office because he "cut funding for higher education."
Newark is "now home to one-third of all commercial and multi-family development."
"Trenton politicians cut $1.3 billion from education."
Says Cory Booker "supports late-term and partial-birth abortion and opposes safety regulations."
Says under Mayor Cory Booker, Newark has seen "violent crime up five years in a row, murder up five years in a row."
"Polls show that 96 percent of New Jerseyans – and 95 percent of gun households in the state – support expanding background checks to keep guns away from those who shouldn’t have them."
"We need to pass a carbon tax to stop climate change. Break up the Wall Street banks. And stop the government spying on innocent Americans. Cory Booker doesn’t support any of these ideas."
"In fact New Jersey is a donor state, we get 61 cents back on every dollar we send to Washington. And interestingly Kentucky gets $1.51 on every dollar they send to Washington."
"Every single month since 1985 has been warmer than the historic average. All 12 of the warmest years on record have come in the last 15 years."
"Most of the U.S. Senate is comprised of multimillionaires."
"Guess what, governor? There’s no fried butter in Newark. Just 13 percent unemployment."
Says spending in the fiscal 2009 budget was lower than spending in the fiscal 2014 budget
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